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National Summary

Today

Rain in north Ulster, Connacht and west Munster this morning, heavy at times. Drier elsewhere with sunny spells. This afternoon, heavy or prolonged showers over the western half of the country. Showers will be more isolated further east. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees with moderate variable winds, but strong at times on the west coast.

Tonight

Tonight will become mostly dry in the east and north with good clear spells but showery rain is likely to continue in the west and south for a time before clearing to isolated showers by morning. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees in mostly light to moderate variable winds.

Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Saturday will be a brighter and drier day with scattered showers and good sunny spells. Top temperatures will be closer to normal and reach 16 to 19 degrees in light variable breezes.

Outlook

Headline: High pressure building for Monday and Tuesday but then frontal rain clearing eastwards to scattered showers. Saturday night scattered showers will die out and it will become mostly dry with good clear spells. Lowest temperatures will be around 9 to 12 degrees in light variable or westerly breezes. There will be isolated showers on Sunday with some sunny spells. It will get slightly milder as top temperatures reach 18 to 21 degrees in light to moderate northwest to northerly breezes. And staying mostly dry on Sunday night with lowest temperatures around 11 to 14 degrees in a light northwesterly breeze. Monday and Tuesday will be mostly dry as high pressure builds from the southwest for a time. Top temperatures reaching around 18 to 22 degrees in just light breezes. But rain or drizzle is likely to affect the southwest on Monday night.Becoming somewhat cloudier on Tuesday with patchy drizzle in the southwest and then a band of rain spreading eastwards during Tuesday night and clearing to scattered showers on Wednesday. Temperatures will return to the mid to high teens again.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

East, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1000, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

East, 16 Knots, Gust 26 Knots, Light rain, 4 Miles, 995, Falling rapidly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

Southwest, 24 Knots, Wave ht: 3.1 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 2 Miles, 995, Falling

Roches Point Automatic

West-Southwest, 16 Knots, Gust 27 Knots, Fair, 24 Miles, 995, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West, 16 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 997, Rising

Valentia Automatic

West-Northwest, 11 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 996, Steady

Mace Head Automatic

North-Northeast, 9 Knots, Light rain, 10 Miles, 995, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

Northeast, 3 Knots, Mod drizzle, 7 Miles, 997, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

East-Southeast, 20 Knots, Gust 31 Knots, Wave ht: 1.2 m, 996, Falling rapidly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

Northeast, 14 Knots, Wave height not available, 998, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

North-Northwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 2.7 m, 1002, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

National Warning

Thundery rain leading to possible accumulations of 30 to 50mm in these areas.

Gale Warning

Northeast to northwest winds will reach occasionally gale force this afternoon and evening on coasts from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Erris Head.

Small Craft Warning

North to northeast winds will reach force 6 or 7 for a time this afternoon on coasts from Erris Head to Rossan Pt to Malin Head.

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